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Governance Representative Board

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Governance Representative Board

The MacDiarmid Institute is governed by a Board whose members are drawn largely from our partner organisations.

Paul Atkins

Paul Atkins

Board Chair

January 2018 – present

CEO

Zealandia

Professor Richard Blaikie

Professor Richard Blaikie

Board Member

June 2017 – present

Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research and Enterprise)

University of Otago

Will Charles

Will Charles

Board Member

July 2016 – present

General Manager Tech Dev, UniServices

University of Auckland

Associate Professor Nicola Gaston

Associate Professor Nicola Gaston

Ex-officio Board Member

May 2018 – present

The MacDiarmid Institute Co-Director

University of Auckland

Professor Ray Geor

Professor Ray Geor

Board Member

November 2020 - present

Pro Vice-Chancellor, College of Sciences

Massey University

Professor Justin  Hodgkiss

Professor Justin Hodgkiss

Ex-officio Board Member

May 2018 – present

The MacDiarmid Institute Co-Director

Victoria University of Wellington

Paul Linton

Paul Linton

Board Member

January 2020 - present

General Manager Research and Technical Services, and Commercial Businesses

Callaghan Innovation

Joe Manning

Joe Manning

Board Member

March 2019 - present

Head of Department (Materials and Air)

GNS Science

Professor Ehsan Mesbahi

Professor Ehsan Mesbahi

Board Member

September 2020 - present

Pro Vice-Chancellor of the Wellington Faculties of Science, Engineering, Architecture and Design Innovation (SEADI)

Victoria University of Wellington

Hēmi Rolleston

Hēmi Rolleston

Board Member

June 2019 - present

General Manager Māori Forestry Futures

Scion

Professor Ian Wright

Professor Ian Wright

Board Member

July 2021 - present

Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research & Innovation)

University of Canterbury